Hayley Riach


Hayley Riach

Hayley Riach


T:0151 921 7205


Hayley is Quality & Risk Lead for our Corporate & Sector Risks practice, responsible for technical delivery to the team’s clients. She is also a member of the retail sector strategy team and is the technical lead for a number of our retail clients.

Hayley has 12 years’ experience of handling defendant personal injury litigation for a wide range of supermarkets and multichannel retailers, national insurers and their policyholders and private organisations.

Her principal areas of practice include the handling of high value/complex EL and PL claims including chronic pain cases, brain injury and amputations, together with the defence of individual and group actions involving historical allegations of abuse.

Quality & Risk Lead for Corporate Risks responsible for technical delivery across our client accounts and continuous improvement.

Latest Insights by Hayley Riach

Blogs 11/02/2021

Hidden Danger - Violence in Retail

With the Government urging retailers and supermarkets in particular to enforce the wearing of face coverings, and reports suggesting the pandemic has seen a large rise in verbal abuse, threats and assaults on retail staff, we examine how retailers can balance government guidance with protecting workers. We also take a look at dealing with violence in the workplace to reduce the risk of assault claims.

Client Alerts 09/06/2020

Furloughed Witness

Fottles v Bourne Leisure provides some much needed guidance on furloughed employees attending court.